Landscape Labourers


Minimum Qualifications (non negotiable):

  • Grade 12 (OSSD)

  • Software including: email, Greenius, Aspire

  • Basic knowledge of hand tools

  • Ability to drive truck and trailer

  • Must have a valid G driver’s license with a clean driving record or reliable transportation to and from work

  • Employee is responsible for paying any tickets, traffic violations, or any other unorderly conduct while at work

  • Highly motivated, self-driven, flexible, and detail oriented

  • Must be professional in appearance and actions

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

  • Great time management skills; available for seasonal long hours, a clear schedule to work all hours of the day, any day of the week and a strong work ethic

  • Punctual and dependable with a can-do attitude

Preferred but negotiable:

  • ​Pesticide license

  • Landscape technician certification

Job Description:

​Job Summary:

The landscape labourer is responsible for working as a team member under the direct supervision of the Crew Lead and/or General Foreman. Maintain a positive and motivating work environment; at the shop and job site. Efficiently complete all landscape tasks according to plan, with the focus of quality and production.

Job Duties:

  • Load and unload material necessary for required job

  • Has ability and knowledge to properly plant, transplant, remove, trim, and prune trees, shrubs, and other plants

  • Trim and prune trees and shrubs using handsaw, hand pruner, pole pruner, pole saw, and have the certification to operate an aerial lift truck or rope and saddle as an alternative if necessary

  • Keep detailed daily logs and records

  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

  • Maintain property cleanliness – refer to job site expectation sheet

  • Perform other tasks or projects as assigned/instructed by your Foreman and report back to Foreman

  • Assess clients’ properties each visit and report and/or treat any special conditions

  • Other possible landscaping actions consist of spreading mulch or topsoil, raking/watering lawns/plants, and other landscape installations

  • Until trained/certified – will refrain from using any motorized equipment

    • Vehicles, chainsaw, various lawn mowers

    • Will be using handheld non-motorized tools

  • Must report all repairs and maintenance needs on any equipment utilized in landscaping to the Foreman using company provided software

  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in landscaping

  • Keep accurate timesheet records, submitted for review and signoff by the required deadlines

  • Attend training classes and seminars as discussed by management to support continuous improvement and knowledge

  • Ensure all health and safety policies and procedures are complied with

  • Ensure all training courses are current and up to date – if you have concern or questions, please bring to managers attention to be assigned as necessary

  • Work as part of a team and take direction

  • Maintain inside vehicle cleanliness daily

How To Apply

​If you are interested in applying for this job or have any questions please contact:

Victoria Marsella, Job Developer

(519) 977-6444 ext. 5525,

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